Items Tagged ‘Fitbit’

Ask the Doctors - Can an exercise app help me get more exercise?

July 3, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Can an exercise app help me get more exercise?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I’m having trouble keeping my resolution to get more exercise, and one of my co-workers swears that an activity tracker or an exercise app will help me stay focused. What are they, exactly, and why would they work? First, let us reassure you that you’re not alone. By deciding to exercise more, you’ve […]

View full entry

Tags: Ask the Doctors, BMI, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, exercise, exercise apps, Fitbit, MyFitnessPal


Fitness trackers and other digital health tools can boost your health

February 10, 2018

Fitness trackers and other digital health tools can boost your health

By uclahealth uclahealth

Fitness trackers can be a great way to see how much you move during the day, and may even motivate you to do more. Most wearable fitness trackers come with a phone application so you can get a complete picture on a larger screen. Many fitness trackers monitor: Steps Calories expended Heart rate Sleep quality […]

View full entry

Tags: app, digital health tools, digital tools, electronic health records, Fitbit, fitness monitor, fitness tracker, health app, phone app, tracking heart rate


Get fit: 5 ways to put your fitness tracker to work

October 2, 2016

Get fit: 5 ways to put your fitness tracker to work

By uclahealth uclahealth

If you’ve jumped on the fitness-tracker bandwagon, you’re not alone. Millions of people have purchased wearable fitness trackers. These devices, such as the Fitbit, Jawbone UP and Garmin vívofit, monitor statistics such as your heart rate, activity levels and the number of steps you take. Alas, while it’s fun to watch your daily step totals […]

View full entry

Tags: calorie counts, daily step totals, Fitbit, fitness goals, fitness tracker, food tracking, Garmin vívofit, Jawbone UP, mobile apps, training log, wearable fitness trackers, weight-loss goals